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Women's Studies: Religious Rebellions

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: On Air

with Piers Burton-Page . Including:
7.20 J Strauss (son) Waltz: Voices of Spring
7.35 Richard Strauss
Symphonic Fantasy: Die Frau ohne Schatten
8.00 Arensky Fantasy on Russian Folk Themes
8.40 Bach
Fugues in F sharp minor and E ('48' Bk II)
Gould So you want to write a fugue. Discs


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: Richard Strauss

: Composer of the Week

Presented by John Thornley. String Quartet in F, Op Busch Quartet (1933)
Opferlied: Lorna Haywood (soprano); Ambrosian
Singers/Tilson Thomas Grosse Fuge , Op
Guarneri Quartet. Discs


Presented By: John Thornley.
Soprano: Lorna Haywood
Unknown: Thomas Grosse Fuge

: Morning Sequence

Alonso Lobo
Versa est in lactum
Westminster Cathedral
Choir/David Hill
10.08 Debussy Danse sacrée et danse profane Osian Ellis (harp) Academy of St
Martin/Neville Marriner
10.20 Ravel
Menuet antique
Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit
10.29 Poulenc
A sa guitare
Ravel Reves; Sainte Peter Pears (tenor) Osian Ellis (harp)
10.37 Marin Marais
Sonate a /a Marésienne
London Baroque/Medlam
10.50 Hoist
Two Eastern Pictures
Royal College of Music Chamber Choir
10.57 Panufnik
Autumn Music
BBC Scottish SO/ Jerzy Maksymiuk
11.14 Britten
Death of St Narcissus Peter Pears (tenor) Osian Ellis (harp)
11.23 Liszt
Après une lecture du Dante Lazar Berman (piano)
11.41 Respighi Ancient
Airs and Dances: Suite No 1
Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa Discs


Unknown: Alonso Lobo
Harp: Osian Ellis

: Ravel's Songs

: News

: Bristol Lunchtime Concert

The pianist
Leslie Howard opens the 1993 season with a recital including the first broadcasts of three Liszt transcriptions.
Beethoven Eroica Variations, Op 35
Donizetti, transcr Liszt Spirto gentil (La Favorite) Gounod, transcr Liszt Hymne a Ste Cecile
Lassen, transcr Liszt Symphonic intermezzo: Uber alien Zauber Liebe


Pianist: Leslie Howard
Unknown: Liszt Spirto
Unknown: Liszt Hymne
Unknown: Ste Cecile
Unknown: Zauber Liebe

: Youth Orchestras of the World

in Vienna
Glinka Overture: Ruslan andLudmilla
Symphony No 1
Vienna Conservatory Symphony Orchestra conductor Georg Mark
Wolfram Wagner Hiob Danja Lukan (sop), Michael Novak (ten),
Johann Leutgeb (bar/speaker)
Vienna College of Music Chamber Choir
Youth Orchestra of Vienna conductor Herwig Reiter


Conductor: Georg Mark
Conductor: Wolfram Wagner Hiob
Conductor: Danja Lukan
Unknown: Michael Novak
Unknown: Johann Leutgeb
Conductor: Herwig Reiter

: Dialogues and Motets

First of two programmes. Benedictus a Sancto
Josepho was a Carmelite friar living in Boxmeer in the Netherlands. Despite his isolated existence, his music shows a variety of French and Italian influence. Salve Regina; 0 vita mea 0 quam suave
Litaniae Lauretanae
Loma Anderson and Tessa Bonner (sopranos) Rogers Covey-Crump and Charles Daniels (tenors) David Thomas (bass) London Baroque/
Charles Medlam


Unknown: Litaniae Lauretanae
Unknown: Loma Anderson
Sopranos: Tessa Bonner
Tenors: Charles Daniels
Bass: David Thomas
Unknown: Charles Medlam

: Tutankhamun's Legacy

Lise Manniche discusses the ways in which Ancient Egyptian instruments have been preserved and developed in the traditional music of northern Africa and the Middle East.
Producer John Thornley


Unknown: Lise Manniche
Producer: John Thornley

: In Tune

A special Comic Relief edition for Red Nose Day, presented by David Owen Norris with surprise guests, competitions and music.
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Presented By: David Owen
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: 20s SEASON Towards the Millennium

Kreutzer Quartet live from Studio One, Pebble Mill.
Bartok String Quartet No 3 Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata)
8.10 Le Corbusier: a New Architecture
Professor Timothy Benton , author of a study of Le Corbusier's villas, visits three of his avant-garde 20s houses and talks to architect Neave Brown about Le Corbusier's revolutionary theories.
8.30 Berg Lyric Suite


Unknown: Pebble Mill.
Unknown: Professor Timothy Benton
Unknown: Neave Brown

: 20s SEASON The Waste Land

Charles Tomlinson reads
T S Eliot's poem, the publication of which in 1922 marked a turning point in modem English poetry.


Unknown: Charles Tomlinson

: Bliss

Introduction and Alkgro Metamorphic Variations BBC Welsh SO/
Barry Wordsworth


Unknown: Barry Wordsworth

: Henry Purcell's Fantasias

The second of three programmes in which the complete repertoire for consort is performed by Fretwork.
(Final programme on Tuesday)

: 20s SEASON The Waste Land Revisited

When The Waste Land was first published in the 20s, it was greeted with astonishment, even anger. Roy Porter discusses how the classic poem is read today with John Carey , Christopher Ricks ,
Kate Flint and Andrew Motion. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Roy Porter
Unknown: John Carey
Unknown: Christopher Ricks
Unknown: Kate Flint
Unknown: Andrew Motion.
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Midnight Oil

In their first radio broadcast, Chris Burn's Ensemble present their approach to group improvisation in a programme of six pieces, some freely improvised, some with an element of predetermined structure.
Introduced by Chris Burn and John Butcher.
Jim Denley (flutes)
John Butcher (saxophones)
Stevie Wishart (violin/hurdy gurdy)
Phil Durrant (violin)
Marcio Mattos (cello/double bass)
John Russell (guitar)
Chris Burn (piano)
Matt Hutchinson (synthesizer/electronics)


Introduced by: Chris Burn
Introduced by: John Butcher.
Flutes: Jim Denley
Saxophones: John Butcher
Violin/hurdy gurdy: Stevie Wishart
Violin: Phil Durrant
Cello/double bass: Marcio Mattos
Guitar: John Russell
Piano: Chris Burn
Synthesizer/electronics: Matt Hutchinson
Producer: Stephen Plaistow

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland. As broadcast this afternoon on R5

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